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Ryan O'Neal's drug possession charges dropped

A judge has dismissed a felony methamphetamine possession case against 69-year-old actor Ryan O'Neal, who was arrested on Sept. 17, 2008 on suspicion of drug possession. (KABC)

July 17, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A judge has dismissed a felony methamphetamine possession case against actor Ryan O'Neal.O'Neal has successfully completed an 18-month drug diversion program.

The 69-year-old actor was arrested in 2008 at his Malibu home.

Deputies had been conducting a compliance check on O'Neal's 25-year-old son Redmond, who was on probation in another drug-related case.

Redmond O'Neal is now undergoing court-ordered drug rehabilitation in a sober living facility and is due back in court next Thursday for a progress report hearing.


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